Article ID: CBB000048635

Fifty years of oceanography in the Department of Mineralogy, British Museum (Natural History) (1987)


Description ``The establishment of an Oceanography Section...began with the 1935 of the Sir John Murray Collection, which included much of the extensive collections of zoological, botanical, and geological specimens made by the HMS Challenger.

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Authors & Contributors
Wheeler, Alwyne
Rice, A. L.
Stearn, William T.
Whitehead, Peter J. P.
British Museum. Natural History
Gunther, Albert
Archives of Natural History
Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History): Historical Series
Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History
British Journal for the History of Science
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
History Today
British Museum. Natural History
Dawsons of Pall Mall
British Museum Press
Natural History Museum
Professional qualifications; status; remuneration
Gunther, Albert
Gray, John Edward
Forbes, Edward
Jeffreys, John Gwyn
Sloane, Hans
Owen, Richard
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
Early modern
British Isles
British Museum. Natural History
Linnean Society of London
Challenger Expedition
Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, Wormley
Zoological Society of London

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